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ERSA Monthly E-news - February 2022

28 February 2022 - Nr 2

The issue includes:

·     Upcoming on ERSA - Sections Agenda

·     Internal Communication

·     Recently published by ERSA members

·     Journal news

·     Vacancies

Dear members, dear colleagues,

I hope that you are all well.

Nowadays, our thoughts turn particularly to all our people involved in the current dramatic events between Russia and Ukraine. ERSA is deeply concerned about the situation and calls more than ever for dialogue and peaceful respect of peoples and minorities.

Regarding our activities, we are happy to announce an extension of the deadline for the ERSA2022 Congress Call for abstracts and papers. If you didn't make it, don't miss out on this last chance.

We also announce the upcoming EURegionsWeek 2022 including in the programme, the University Sessions where our Community has a unique chance to present state-of-the-art research among an International platform with high-level policy decision-makers.

With best wishes,

André Torre

ERSA President


Call for Abstracts (and Papers):

Extended deadline until 13 March 2022


35th ERSA Summer School

ONLY 10 Days Left!

Application deadline: 10 March 2022

Read more about the Summer School outstanding programme here



#EURegionsWeek 2022

University Sessions: The Call for Session Proposals is OPEN!

Deadline: 16 March 2022 5 pm CET

This year's edition will focus on: Green Transition, Territorial Cohesion, Digital Transition & Youth empowerment more

Upcoming Events

news and deadlines

French Speaking Section: ASRDLF 2022 Doctoral Student Conference

Reinventing the territories to the test of the Covid-19 crisis: episode 2

10 - 11 March 2022, Université de Poitiers, France

Registration deadline: 1 March 2022 more

Scienze Regionali – Italian Journal of Regional Science: Webinar

The Effects of Industry 4.0 for Firms and Territories

18 March, 2022, 14.30 (Italy time) more

Turkish Section: 21st Annual Congress

26-28 May 2022│ONLINE

The Turkish Regional Science Association is happy to announce its annual congress.  

Submission deadline: 1 April 2022 more


29th APDR Congress

Islands and peripheral territories: challenges in a moving geography and changing “climate” patterns

29-30 June 2022, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

Special Session Proposal deadline: 13 March 2022

Abstract submission deadline: 8 May 2022 more

International Summer School 2022

Regional development in a post-crisis and post-global world

27 June-1 July 2022, Split, Croatia

Early bird application deadline: 10 May 2022 more

3rd AISRE Summer School

Centre and periphery in a post-COVID world: challenges and opportunities

4-8 July 2022, L'Aquila, Italy

Application deadline: 22 April 2022 more


Assessing the effects of non-tariff measures: hype or hope?

7-8 July 2022, Rome Italy

Call for Paper deadline: 31 March 2022


See all events 2022

Internal communication

Sections: Elections for GfR and BBTMK

The German Speaking Section (GfR) has now a new Executive Board!

The election took place on 16 February 2022.

New Executive board (2022-2024):

President: Stephan Brunow

Vice-Presidents: Stefanie Peer, Dieter Pennerstorfer

Secretary: Cornelius Peters

Treasurer: Franz-Josef Bade

Our best congratulations to Stephan and the entire new Board!


The Turkish Section (BBTMK) is happy to announce its new Executive Board!

Online voting was organized between 18-29 December 2021.

New Managing Board (2022-2024):

President: Tüzin Baycan (2nd term)

Vice-President: Sedef Akgungor

Secretary and Treasurer: Mahmut Tekce

Member: Murat Ali Dulupcu

Member: Cigdem Varol Ozden

Member: Dilek Beyazli

Member: Suat Tuysuz

Our best congratulations to Tüzin and the entire new Board!

Francisco Rowe is the new Managing Editor of REGION!

Our best congratulations to Francisco Rowe and the entire Editorial Team!


The Epainos Committee chaired by Frank G. van Oort, welcomes the following new members:

Editor of Papers in Regional Science – Daniela Constantin

Managing Editor of REGION – Francisco Rowe

Member – Patricia Melo

Member – Michael Wyrwich

ERSA2022 Congress, Local Organizing Committee –Balázs Lengyel more

Congratulations to all new members!

ERSA Members Publish

Cultural Heritage and Territorial Identity

Synergies and Development Impact on European Regions

Edited by: Elisa Panzera, Politecnico di Milano, Italy


See all recent publications

New publications to share?

Your are member of the ERSA Community and you have recently published a book, grasp this opportunity to inform us about it. We are looking for

·    Books published in 2022

·    Written in English

Send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Journal news

Regional Science Policy & Practice (RSPP)

Special Issue on Pathbreaking trajectories: Socio-economic and Institutional de-peripheralization of marginal areas

Submission deadline: 15 April 2022 more


Looking opportunities to boost your career?

·     Economic and Policy Analyst at JRC Seville, Spain Application deadline: 10 March 2022

·     Dean of The Urban School, Science Po, France Application deadline: Before 15 March 2022

·     PhD student positions in Economics, Jönköping International Business School, Sweden Application deadline: 15 May 2022

Read more about current offers

To Keep up-to-date with all events on the agenda, visit our upcoming events page on our website.

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